Retro-Styled Honda Motorcycle Under Development, Unveil Later This Year

The prominent Japanese manufacturer is working on a retro-styled motorcycle. The upcoming will go in competition with the likes of Triumph Thruxton R, and the BMW R nineT Racer, which is twin-cylinder powered motorcycles. However, it will pack a six-cylinder motor. Its unveiling is expected later this year may be on EICMA Motorcycle Show in November. However, its patent images have surfaced online.

From the official front, no information is shared by the automaker. However, as per the reports, the motorcycle will be powered by a six-cylinder engine with engine displacement around 1000cc. The placed liquid-cooled radiator suggests it would be a performance-oriented premium motorcycle. As an idea, the engine could churn out power near about 200 hp. The gearbox is likely to be a conventional unit for power transmission.

Honda Motorcycle

The neo-retro styled motorcycle as evident from the patent images somewhere follow the design language of available models like the Triumph Thruxton R and the BMW R nineT Racer. At the fascia, the bike gets round shaped headlamp and bikini fairing. In addition to this, we expect a full LED headlamp and blinkers. Whereas, the clip-on handlebar unit along with relatively rear-set footrests will offer a sportier riding stance.

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At the rear, the motorcycle has a rear cowl. Though, the presence of pillion footrest hints a cowl is a detachable unit. The suspension setup comprises upside-down telescopic front forks and a rear monoshock. While the braking is likely to be handled with the dual disc brakes and a single disc at the front and rear respectively. The motorcycle stands on alloy wheels though we expect the optional availability of spoke wheels. The complete information is based on leaked patent images as the bike maker did not say a word regarding such development. Only the official announcement can clear the doubts until just wait and watch.